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2012 Rebel Stakes (G2)

Date/Track:
3/17/2012, Oaklawn Park
Distance:
1 1/16 m (Dirt)
Age/Sex:
3 M
Time:
1:44.55

What the Nation is saying about the 2012 Rebel Stakes (G2)...

Sabercats next race will be all telling and he will do well. Still my pick for the Derby. Anyone know why My Adonis is still ranked above Sabercat. I totally pitched him in saturdays race. He was beat soundly, again! Back to ranking wasn't My Adonis and Drill slaughtered by Sabercat back in Nov. in the Delta Downs Jackpot Race! Ah, maybe I'm wrong.
Get to know the 2012 Kentucky Derby contenders in this new slideshow! (PICTURES)Read More
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  • Mary Z. · If this were a beauty contest, I'd pick Gemologist and Alpha, plus my Derby fav, Creative Cause. · 747 days ago ·
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  • ruffian751 · @tim - I'm sorry, but if we don't put the copyright notice, those images will get screen-grabbed and used all over the place. It is unfortunate we have to do it, especially for the fans. But, there are actually website that make money, even farms, who have lifted images they had more than enough money to pay for. Again, I wish the situation were otherwise. Hope you still enjoy the images. · 747 days ago ·
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For a man who was accustomed to having his Triple Crown glass consistency refilled, it’s been a long time between drinks for D. Wayne Lukas. After breaking through with a Preakness win with Codex in 1980, the former educator, basketball coach, and quarterhorse trainer, became one of the most success...Read More
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  • travel_vic · FAR too much are made of late moves as the entire field is slowing. The big closer is actually slowing down less, but slowing nonetheless.....g · 758 days ago ·
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  • ReginaPhalange · You should check out this new web-based animal reality show called Animal Movers. It is about a pet transportation company that moves animals all around the world. They move many different types of animals. The latest episode was about transporting horses to the Kentucky Derby. It was very interesting and family friendly. You can find it at www.animalmovers.tv · 752 days ago ·
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A rundown of the top 10 horses on the earnings bubble which could be heard from on the first Saturday in May.Read More
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  • Cardly Knot · @yukichan, I believe UAE Derby is a G2. Desert Party and Regal Ransom made to the Derby · 758 days ago ·
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  • Floridaf · Glad to see my two (Empire Way and Ever So Lucky) are still getting some love, though Empire Way needs to figure himself out in a hurry if he wants an invitation to the Big Dance. · 758 days ago ·
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HRN's Mike Shutty recaps Secret Circle's score in the Rebel.Read More
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  • 525984 · doubt he can do that in the 10 furlongs of the derby----and that doesn't even figure in any traffic · 758 days ago ·
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  • cocoa2 · I think Union Rags will be something like Animal Kingdom, and not Silky Sullivan. · 758 days ago ·
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With a third straight Rebel Stakes (G2) victory sealed thanks to Secret Circle, Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert was eagerly looking forward to the $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1) next month at Oaklawn.Read More
Check out the latest images from Eclipse Sportswire, highlighting the best races and horses...Read More
Even money favorite Secret Circle has plenty enough to get the job done today at Oaklawn Park...Read More
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  • timgsmith10 · Alpha,Creative cause,Elpadrino, Union Rags, Hansen, Gemologist Dullahan, Take Charge indy etc.. Secret circle may fit next after these IMO then after that the Rebel field is no better than 20-100 · 762 days ago ·
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  • AnneShaw · Thanks for ijncluding Hansen, some just can't forget the Holy Bull · 762 days ago ·
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The Oaklawn Park 3-year-olds are one step closer to Kentucky Derby 2012 following Secret Circle‘s game performance in the Grade 2 Rebel Stakes on Saturday. G2 Rebel Stakes: (3-17–12): 92 BSF (Secret Circle)Read More
Travelers to Oaklawn Park for this afternoon's Rebel Stakes are in for quite a treat with a large festive crowd, great horses and even green beer.Read More
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  • icyhotboo · Secret Circle lays over this field big time. The rest are running for second money. Put the 2/3/4/11/ behind for the tri and super · 764 days ago ·
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  • AndyScoggin · And even money Secret Circle smokes the field. Any talk that they will be changing names to Baffert Park? LOL. · 763 days ago ·
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Will there be any live video of this race today?? drf.com doesnt have any live video today :(
The Arkansas sophomores take another step on the road to Kentucky Derby 2012 and morning line favorite Secret Circle will be tough to overhaul in Saturday’s Grade 2 Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn Park.Read More
Trained by John Servis and ridden by Stewart Elliot, both of Smarty Jones fame, Adirondack King has been nothing but solid since adding Lasix last September. Following three sharp wins at Parx Racing to close out 2011, the son of Lawyer Ron has run a couple of sneaky good races this year. A strong f...Read More
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  • erv · Cyber Secret for me · 764 days ago ·
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  • Mary Z. · I couldn't find enough of a reason to go against the chalk--not against these. Secret Circle, Najjaar, Sabercat, Atigun. · 764 days ago ·
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have to play Jakemo
wow ....scatman getting no love in the rebel 8/1 ML...smoked adirondack king and scared the hell out of secret circle in the southwest!! ...good luck scat,from what i hear u can either rate off the pace or wire this field...good luck buddy!! ml
What longshot has a real chance to upset Secret Circle?Read More
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  • Cardly Knot · If Secret Circle runs back to the form of his SouthWest win, he'll be hard to catch. Like many, I have doubts getting more than 9f. Sabercat going into a tough race from a lengthy layoff. Union Rags the only one w/ a first from layoff. · 765 days ago ·
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  • Cardly Knot · Add Gemologist to the win off a layoff. Very nice effort. · 765 days ago ·
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I think union rags is deserving of being the favorite in this years derby. Although my pick is Sabercat. There are alot of reasons why I think these two finish 1st and 2nd in this years kentucky derby. Mostly because they close off the pace well. Union Rags showed that he wasnt working hard in the last race and won going away. My pick though is Sabercat to win. Many bad things happened in the Delta Downs Jackpot Race and he won drawing away. He got slammed at the start. Then was last. The fractions were blistering for the 1/4 and 1/2. And he checked up 3 times in the race but was still able to get going again and won easily. I know the final time of 146 and change wasnt great but taking into account that all the things bad in the race that happened it was outstanding. How many other contenders for the derby could have overcome that. Plus finally he gets a great jockey for the rebel this weekend. Corey Nakatani. Alot of people think Im nuts picking him, but they are the same ones that told me that Animal Kingdom would not win last years derby. He was my pick a month before the derby ran. Go Sabercat!
Southwest Stakes third-place runner Adirondack King is feeling strong ahead of his latest Oaklawn go-round in Saturday’s $500,000 Rebel Stakes (G2) according to trainer John Servis. Read More
castaway should win the rebel..lol
I will be watching this race with great anticipation. Sabercat is my pick to win this race. And my pick to win the derby!
  • Junebug719 · Go Sabercat, Go!!! I love that horse.. Love the name.. Love his Great great grandaddy! · 768 days ago ·
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  • Junebug719 · Again, gotta say, Love that Sabercat! Go Sabercat!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Beat them all............. · 767 days ago ·
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